• Setting Sail for the Bangladesh Marine Megafauna Survey

    6 days ago - By National Geographic

    By Elisabeth Fahrni Mansur
    [Note: This is the first in a series of blogs about the Bangladesh Marine Megafauna Survey being conducted by the WCS Bangladesh program].
    The densely populated country of Bangladesh is a land crisscrossed by an intricate system of hundreds of rivers, including the mighty Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river system. These enormous freshwater inputs, combined with the bio-productivity from the world's largest mangrove forest, feed into the Bay of Bengal - of which 166,000 square kilometers belong to Bangladesh.
    The-tentative MPA survey route to be followed in the 40...
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